Dr Joshua Spooner
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Welcome. The fact that you are here demonstrates a natural and healthy drive inside of you, a drive that has motivated you to want to connect and talk about things that are going on in your life. Whether it be a recent traumatic incident, persistent recurring low moods, overwhelming anxiety or a pattern of relating to others that has proved unsatisfactory, I would like to help. I aim to provide a safe but at times challenging environment where you will be encouraged to examine and let go of old and outdated ways of coping that whilst in the past may have been helpful are now getting in the way of the life you want to lead.
Welcome. The fact that you are here demonstrates a natural and healthy drive inside of you, a drive that has motivated you to want to connect and talk about things that are going on in your life. Whether it be a recent traumatic incident, persistent recurring low moods, overwhelming anxiety or a pattern of relating to others that has proved unsatisfactory, I would like to help. I aim to provide a safe but at times challenging environment where you will be encouraged to examine and let go of old and outdated ways of coping that whilst in the past may have been helpful are now getting in the way of the life you want to lead.
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Oakleaf Therapy Services
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Bereavement doesn’t only cover the loss of a loved one, this is an expansive area where we experience loss, whether this is the loss of a home, a relationship a job or indeed the passing of someone we love. We can also experience grief with the loss of a way of life, friendship and loss of an expected future or expectation of something happening in a certain way. Loss can create an array of emotions and thoughts which I can help you to unpick and understand enabling you to feel a sense of calm again.
Bereavement doesn’t only cover the loss of a loved one, this is an expansive area where we experience loss, whether this is the loss of a home, a relationship a job or indeed the passing of someone we love. We can also experience grief with the loss of a way of life, friendship and loss of an expected future or expectation of something happening in a certain way. Loss can create an array of emotions and thoughts which I can help you to unpick and understand enabling you to feel a sense of calm again.
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Philippa Capel
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
“Growth and change can be both exciting and scary. Whether it's personal or external changes, I pride myself in being able to walk along side you to foster the new knowledge, skills and courage needed to develop." I am a qualified, chartered, HCPC registered psychologist with over 15 years of experience working in the NHS, offering therapy to support people to recover from life events that have left them struggling with their mental health. This has given me a wealth of experience and knowledge that I can draw on to support you to grow and recover, as well as considering the role of your family, the past, work and the environment.
“Growth and change can be both exciting and scary. Whether it's personal or external changes, I pride myself in being able to walk along side you to foster the new knowledge, skills and courage needed to develop." I am a qualified, chartered, HCPC registered psychologist with over 15 years of experience working in the NHS, offering therapy to support people to recover from life events that have left them struggling with their mental health. This has given me a wealth of experience and knowledge that I can draw on to support you to grow and recover, as well as considering the role of your family, the past, work and the environment.
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Rosa Chillari
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Dr Rosa Chillari offers you the most appropriate approach to match your needs. These approaches range from the current science of psychology and psychotherapy to a variety of time tested ancient healing wisdoms.
Dr Rosa Chillari offers you the most appropriate approach to match your needs. These approaches range from the current science of psychology and psychotherapy to a variety of time tested ancient healing wisdoms.
01789 331083 View 01789 331083
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Riverside Counselling Services
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
I am based in Evesham, Worcestershire and I offer a professional and confidential Person Centred Counselling Service, which puts the needs of the client first.
I am based in Evesham, Worcestershire and I offer a professional and confidential Person Centred Counselling Service, which puts the needs of the client first.
07480 776835 View 07480 776835
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Graham Eason
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Life can be tough. It can be hard to find space to think clearly. Perhaps you're experiencing anxiety depression, stress or relationship issues. Things may feel difficult, challenging or overwhelming. I provide a safe space to think. To process and reflect and be heard and listened to. It is a non-judgemental and empathic space where anything can be said. Where we can work on change. My experience includes anxiety, depression, relationships, ASD and ADHD. I work with adults and young people 16+. I am available by phone or email to arrange an informal, no-obligation, no-cost 30 minute chat to see if I am the right counsellor for you.
Life can be tough. It can be hard to find space to think clearly. Perhaps you're experiencing anxiety depression, stress or relationship issues. Things may feel difficult, challenging or overwhelming. I provide a safe space to think. To process and reflect and be heard and listened to. It is a non-judgemental and empathic space where anything can be said. Where we can work on change. My experience includes anxiety, depression, relationships, ASD and ADHD. I work with adults and young people 16+. I am available by phone or email to arrange an informal, no-obligation, no-cost 30 minute chat to see if I am the right counsellor for you.
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Sharon Fox
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Hi, my name is Sharon and I am a Psychotherapist based in Redditch offering face to face, phone and online therapy. I work online with clients from across the UK. I work with adults and young people age 13+ to improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. As a fully qualified and experienced Integrative Therapist and an Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, I offer a relaxed and supportive space to talk. Whether you are looking for a brief, solution focussed approach or to work for longer on deeper issues, I can provide a safe, confidential environment to explore your concerns.
Hi, my name is Sharon and I am a Psychotherapist based in Redditch offering face to face, phone and online therapy. I work online with clients from across the UK. I work with adults and young people age 13+ to improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. As a fully qualified and experienced Integrative Therapist and an Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, I offer a relaxed and supportive space to talk. Whether you are looking for a brief, solution focussed approach or to work for longer on deeper issues, I can provide a safe, confidential environment to explore your concerns.
01527 381065 View 01527 381065
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Sarah Jane Steventon
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified Verified
Sarah Steventon is a Psychotherapist and the founder of Warwickshire Specialist Anxiety Centre. Sarah is a specialist in psychopathology, and is one of the UK's leading experts in anxiety disorders. This style of working isn’t about giving advice or talking things through – this is about creating fast and effective change, utilising the brain's ability to rewire itself, known at neuroplasticity, to achieve the desired change. Due to the enormous amount of enquiries Sarah receives, she is not able to return all calls. If you wish to book in or enquire about therapy please use the contact form on her website www.sarahsteventon.com
Sarah Steventon is a Psychotherapist and the founder of Warwickshire Specialist Anxiety Centre. Sarah is a specialist in psychopathology, and is one of the UK's leading experts in anxiety disorders. This style of working isn’t about giving advice or talking things through – this is about creating fast and effective change, utilising the brain's ability to rewire itself, known at neuroplasticity, to achieve the desired change. Due to the enormous amount of enquiries Sarah receives, she is not able to return all calls. If you wish to book in or enquire about therapy please use the contact form on her website www.sarahsteventon.com
01926 569036 View 01926 569036
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Michelle Kelly
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I am a qualified counsellor with a BACP Accredited qualification working to the BACP Ethical framework. My counselling is underpinned with qualifications in Health & Social Care, Children & Young People, Gangs, Anger Management, Criminal Psychology and a Bsc in Adult Mental Health Nursing. I am trained Integratively but apply focus on CBT, Motivational Interviewing techniques and Humanistic Approaches. Supporting a variety of needs to help enhance the quality of life of those I support to help build resilience. I am a member of the BACP Accredited register and Accredited register for The Foundation for Infant loss.
I am a qualified counsellor with a BACP Accredited qualification working to the BACP Ethical framework. My counselling is underpinned with qualifications in Health & Social Care, Children & Young People, Gangs, Anger Management, Criminal Psychology and a Bsc in Adult Mental Health Nursing. I am trained Integratively but apply focus on CBT, Motivational Interviewing techniques and Humanistic Approaches. Supporting a variety of needs to help enhance the quality of life of those I support to help build resilience. I am a member of the BACP Accredited register and Accredited register for The Foundation for Infant loss.
0121 726 1103 View 0121 726 1103
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Clare Welch
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I am a highly experienced EMDR Counsellor and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with a 1st class B.A. (Hons) degree in Counselling working from practices in Warwickshire and London. I have advanced training in Trauma Therapy which is very effective in dealing with PTSD and Psychological Trauma. If you are suffering from Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Abuse/Trauma, Bereavement, Addiction or Relationship issues, I can help to navigate your way through and aid your journey back to health. The key to a successful relationship is the therapeutic relationship built on trust and safety.
I am a highly experienced EMDR Counsellor and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with a 1st class B.A. (Hons) degree in Counselling working from practices in Warwickshire and London. I have advanced training in Trauma Therapy which is very effective in dealing with PTSD and Psychological Trauma. If you are suffering from Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Abuse/Trauma, Bereavement, Addiction or Relationship issues, I can help to navigate your way through and aid your journey back to health. The key to a successful relationship is the therapeutic relationship built on trust and safety.
01789 331271 View 01789 331271
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Pierpaolo Paparo
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Shelfield B49  (Online Only)
My interest in psychotherapy, spirituality and meditation began after the end of my marriage several years ago, which like many other types of losses, triggered a lot of suffering. ​Life transition, family and friends losses, the breakup of long-term relationships, stress, anxiety and depression are all part of human suffering. However, we have an innate capability, which we can strengthen, that allows us to navigate and, more importantly, learn from our most difficult life experiences.
My interest in psychotherapy, spirituality and meditation began after the end of my marriage several years ago, which like many other types of losses, triggered a lot of suffering. ​Life transition, family and friends losses, the breakup of long-term relationships, stress, anxiety and depression are all part of human suffering. However, we have an innate capability, which we can strengthen, that allows us to navigate and, more importantly, learn from our most difficult life experiences.
020 3667 5118 View 020 3667 5118
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Amanda Burton
Counsellor, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
01789 335866 View 01789 335866

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in B49

10+

Average cost per session

£53

Counsellors in B49 who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Anxiety
92% Depression
92% Self Esteem
92% Stress
75% Bereavement
75% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aviva
100% AXA PPP
100% Vitality

How Counsellors in B49 see their clients

92% In Person and Online
8% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in B49?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.